The worst culprits aren't necessarily the ones you'd expect.
The unlikely but unmistakably American intersection of bow hunting, pest control and hunger relief.
A spate of injuries and deaths have forced cities to reassess how pedestrians and cyclists interact.
Wage growth varies considerably by metropolitan area, according to numbers from the most recent quarter.
Voodoo, skulls, tattooed skin and more oddities from cities around the world.
A surprising tale of a forgotten cemetery, a land grab, and some clever recycling.
Not easy to convert, some cities still manage to find new ways to bring life to their abandoned grain elevators.
This weather-producing coat out of Cambridge is perfect for city-dwellers who want privacy.
Long hidden in the suburbs, a world-famous art collection gets a new home in downtown Philadelphia.
Deductive reasoning says Seattleites should drink 'em while they got 'em.
Three of the most embarrassing wastes of city taxpayer money ever recorded.
With thousands of vacant lots on hand, Philadelphia is trying to make it easier for people to buy them.
Taxes on quick car-share trips run as high as 60 percent.
Sizing up the global clout of U.S. cities.
Cities need higher densities, but they also need green space.
Etsy acquired the city of Portland; Boulder's electric company cut off service for residents who voted against it; Philadelphia unveiled a pedestrian lane for distracted texters.
20 years since Camden Yards opened in Baltimore, a look back on the stadium design that's emerged since.
The Census Bureau is getting ready for the release of all the forms from its 1940 count.
A photographer layers history over buildings that no longer remain.